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100 points! A game has 6 colored playing pieces. They are red, yellow, green, blue, purple, and white. You and a friend pick your game piece without looking. What is the probability that your friend picks the blue piece and you pick the yellow piece?DISCLAIMER: IF THE ANSWER IS WRONG IT WILL BE REPORTED

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Answer:The answer is 1/30.Step-by-step explanation:6 colored playing pieces: red, yellow, green, blue, purple, and white.When you pick, the probability of picking yellow = no. of yellow / total no.= 1/6When your friend pick, only 5 pieces are left and the probability of picking blue = no. of blue / total no. = 1/5The probability that your friend picks the blue piece and you pick the yellow piece= Probability of your friend picks the blue piece x Probability of ou pick the yellow piece= 1/5 x 1/6= 1/30